|Local Briefs: 07-26-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 26 July 2013 10:17|
I-80 corridor gets attention
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is teaming up with other law enforcement officials from California to New Jersey for a special More Cops. More Stops. "I-80 Cross-Country Crackdown" to ramp up enforcement of life-saving traffic safety laws during one of the busiest travel times of the year.
Through Wednesday, the patrol and other law enforcement officials serving the Interstate 80 corridor will be cracking down on crash causing violations such as speeding, impaired or aggressive driving, with a goal of achieving a zero fatality rate for the eight-day period.
Officials say too many lives are being lost on I-80 from those who violate the most basic traffic safety laws.
"It's sad to see a summer vacation end in tragedy because someone chose to violate or ignore traffic laws that prevent crashes and save lives," said Colonel John Born, Patrol superintendent. "We want zero fatalities."
AMVETS cancels Sat. garage sale
An AMVETS garage sale scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to expected wet weather.
A new date will be announced.
Final concert Sunday night
The final Concert in the Park of the season will be Sunday and feature The Johnny Knorr Orchestra.
The concert will feature big band music starting at 7 p.m, at the Needle Hall Stage in Bowling Green's City Park.
Tonight SEmD Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers after midnight. Not as cool with lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday - Showers likely, mainly in the morning. Becoming partly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent. Lows in the lower 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday through Thursday - Partly sunny Sunday. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Lows in the mid 50s. Partly cloudy Monday. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the upper 50s. Partly cloudy Tuesday. Highs in the upper 70s. Lows in the lower 60s. Partly sunny Wednesday. Highs in the lower 80s. Lows in the mid 60s. Partly cloudy Thursday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Pick 3 Evening: 3-4-9
Pick 3 Midday: 3-2-4
Pick 4 Evening: 4-8-5-8
Pick 4 Midday: 0-7-8-5
Pick 5 Evening: 7-8-5-2-3
Pick 5 Midday: 2-0-6-5-0
Rolling Cash 5: 08-22-23-28-35
Dinner & auction Sat. at Tontogany
TONTOGANY - A spaghetti dinner and benefit auction will be held Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Tontogany American Legion Post.
A free will offering for the dinner will be accompanied by pie auctions at 5 and 6:30 p.m. and a silent and live auction. Steve Powell will be the auctioneer.
All proceeds will go toward a new roof for the Post Home.
High Thursday 76
Record high (set in 1934) 103
High a year ago 88
Low Thursday 55
Record low (set in 1913) 47
Low a year ago 60
Precipitation (in the last 24 hours) None
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